The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
London > City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 207
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.051%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median daily rate - - £369
London median daily rate £413 £210 £350
% change year-on-year +96.42% -40.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - £20.00

Systems Management Server (SMS) is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 333 410 446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.19% 12.27% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 783 617
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +8.57%  
10th Percentile £313 £330 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
London median daily rate £523 £495 £438
% change year-on-year +5.55% +13.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 13
City of London median hourly rate £24.36 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.21% -5.00%  
10th Percentile £15.40 £18.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £25.29 £22.00 £36.40
London median hourly rate £27.00 £19.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +42.10% -20.83%  

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago